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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Barnes & Noble.com (USA) - The Best Music of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2011) 12
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 5
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Chuck Eddy (USA) - The Accidental Evolution of Rock'n'Roll (1997) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 35
Edna Gundersen, USA Today (USA) - Top 40 Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 32
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 30
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Greatest CDs of All Time (1993) 12
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 98
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History (USA) - Most Significant Rock Albums (2006) No Order
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 33
Loudwire (USA) - Top 80 Hard Rock + Metal Albums of the 1980s (2016) 1
Paste (USA) - The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 23
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1980s (2002) 59
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2012) 10
Revolver (USA) - The 69 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time (2002) 9
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time (2013) 4
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 27
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 62
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 37
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 7
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 57
Spin (USA) - Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years (2005) 18
Stereophile (USA) - 40 Years of Stereophile: The 40 (+94) Essential Albums (2002) No Order
Stylus (USA) - Top 101-200 Albums of All time (2004) 166
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 9
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2015) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 42
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (2005) No Order
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 80s (2006) No Order
Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time (2001) 6
Classic Rock (UK) - The 150 Greatest Debut Albums Ever (2010) No Order
Complete Book of the British Charts (UK, 2001) - Neil Warwick's Top 10 Albums 9
Guitarist (UK) - 101 Essential Guitar Albums (2000) 11
Guitarist (UK) - The Top 50 Most Influential Guitar Albums of All Time (1994) 10
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 33
Kerrang (UK) - 100 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (1998) 6
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time (1989) 5
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums (2006) 1
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 80 Greatest Albums from the 80s (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - 101 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2014) No Order
NME (UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) No Order
NME (UK) - The 50 Greatest Debut Albums (2010) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 194
NME (UK) - The 60 Most Important Albums of NME's Lifetime (2012) No Order
No Ripcord (UK) - Top 100 Debut Albums (2011) 61
Q (UK) - The 80 Best Records of the 80s (2006) 10
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1980-2004 (2004) 5
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from the Lifetime of Q (1986-2006) 12
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Rhythm (UK) - The 50 Greatest Drum Albums (2007) 51
Sounds (UK) - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s (1989) 16
Terrorizer (UK) - The 100 Most Important Albums of the 80s (2000) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - My Favourite Album Series (2011) No Order
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Debut Albums (2006) 76
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top 50 Albums of All Time (1999) 44
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Platekompaniet (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2001) 90
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Slitz (Sweden) - 3 National and 3 Foreign Albums by Year 1980-94 (1995) No Order
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 52
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
Max Magazine (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 43
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 100 Masterpieces (1993) 93
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums from the 80s (2003) 31
Musikexpress/Sounds (Germany) - The Best Album 1980-89 (1989) No Order
Rock Hard (Germany) - Top 300 Albums (2001) 171
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 56
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 101
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1980s (2009) 25
Tempo (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums from the 80's (1989) 74
Charlotte Blum (France) - Le metal en 100 CD (2002) No Order
Crossroads (France) - 120 Essential Albums from 1987-99 (2010) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 108
Florent Mazzolenni (France) - Introduction to an Ideal Rock Discography (2005) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Nicolas Dupuy (France) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (2010) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - Rock'n'Roll: La Discotèque Idéale (2005) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 46
Jaclyn Bond (Australia) - The 100 Best Heavy Metal Albums in the World (2009) No Order
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 27
Blue Jean (Turkey) - The Best Debut Albums Ever (2004) No Order
CDNOW (Japan) - 100 Essential Albums (2001?) 50
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 51-100
Velvet (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Jerzy Skarzynski (Poland) - Unforgettable Albums in Rock History (2004) No Order
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 96
Tylko Rock (Poland) - 100 Albums that Shook Polish Rock (1999) 29
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
Switch (Mexico) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B-
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 9
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 5 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 8
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 26
Kerrang (UK) - Albums of the Year 4